Corporate report

Roads reform: case for new public body

Business case for creation of a new arm's length body to replace the Highways Agency.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


Case for creation of a new public body in place of the Highways Agency

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The business case for the creation of a new public body in the place of the Highways Agency. The report describes the:

  • options considered
  • likely benefits to be gained
  • costs involved in changing the Highways Agency into a government owned company

The Cabinet Office has approved this business case.

Published 6 June 2014